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5/14/2012

5/14/2012

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed into law the controversial bill that would ban teachers from discussing any so-called gateway sexual activity in sex education courses.

5/14/2012

The typical school day won’t be much different next year from the way it was this year for most of Iowa’s K-12 students and their families, despite the education reform package passed by the Legislature last week.

5/14/2012

Oklahoma's Department of Education has the same problem as other state agencies, according to an analyst: The state budget is smaller than it used to be.

5/14/2012

But the state responds that it had all the information requested from and offered by Fulton Science Academy Middle School.

5/14/2012

The Alabama House has passed an education budget $141 million short of what is being spent this fiscal year, though lawmakers found another $10 million to add to the Senate-passed version.

5/14/2012

A Central Texas Republican primary contest for the State Board of Education is shaping up to become one of the races that could define the board for years to come.

5/11/2012

5/11/2012

NBC Learn and Carnegie Learning, Inc. announced they are teaming up to produce “Decision 2012: Election Math” – a collection of free online math education resources related to the 2012 election season, developed especially for middle and high school teachers and students.

5/11/2012

The first new elementary school in New Mexico's Bernalillo Public Schools district in 30 years features storefront, curtainwall and sunshades from Tubelite, Inc. 

5/11/2012

Staff Development for Educators is partnering with Dr. Yeap Ban Har, one of the world’s foremost experts in Singapore Math, to conduct advanced two-day institutes on August 2–3 in Houston, Texas and August 6-7 in Oak Lawn, Illinois. 

5/11/2012

SMART Notebook 11 collaborative learning software, SMART Response assessment software 2012 and the Mac edition of 3D Tools for SMART Notebook software are now available for customer download.

5/11/2012

Lunch prices at Columbia Public Schools likely will rise again next school year.

5/11/2012

Following a controversial state ban on bake sales in schools, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a budget amendment Wednesday that would allow individual cities and towns to decide whether they wish to prevent the sale of sweets during the school day.

5/11/2012

Six high school students from the Chicago Vocational Career Academy were scheduled to serve Congress a lunch Thursday that featured chicken raised without antibiotics, just like much of the chicken now on the menu in public schools back home.

5/11/2012

The Florida Board of Education was to consider more changes to how the state grades schools, including special needs students and those learning English, at its meeting Thursday in Tampa.

5/11/2012

Educators exasperated by the need for greater parent involvement have persuaded Tennessee lawmakers to sign off on a novel bit of arm-twisting: Asking parents to grade themselves on report cards.

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